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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VMK618 Laboratory Ethics And Biosafety 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course was designed to give information about common zoonotic and economically important diseases. Topic of some seminars will be focusing on the subjects and given detailed information.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Arzu FINDIK
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learns the diagnosis and treatment techniques of specific diseases
  2. To implement prevention and control strategies on the basis of disease
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading

1- Bacterial Pathogenesis: Methods and Protocols. Frank R. DeLeo, Michael Otto, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-58829-740-2
2- Bacterial Virulence Factors and Rho GTPases.P. Boquet and E. Lemichez (Eds.), 2005. ISBN 3-540-23865-4 Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York.
3- Molecular Genetics of Bacteria 4th Edition, Jeremy W. Dale, Simon F. Park, 2004, ISBN 0 470 85084 1 hardback.
4- New Bacterial Vaccines. Ronald W. Ellis, Bernard R. Brodeur, 2003. ISBN 0-306-47832-3.
5- Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals.Third Edition, Carlton L. Gyles, John F. Prescott,J. Glenn Songer, and Charles O. Thoen. 2004, ISBN-13: 978-0-8138-2939-5.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Etiology, epidemiology, public health aspects, pathogenicity, pathogenicity factors and virulence, mechanisms of immunity to agents, diagnosis, protection, vaccines
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Host-Pathogen Interaction
2.Host-Pathogen Interaction
3.Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis
4.Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis
5.Animal Models of Bacterial Infection
6.Animal Models of Bacterial Infection
7.Identification of Therapeutic Targets and Typing Methods
8.Identification of Therapeutic Targets and Typing Methods
9.Bacterial Virulence Strategies
10.Bacterial Virulence Strategies
11.BacterialMolecular Mimicry
13.Genetic Methods for Investigating Bacteria
14.New Technologies for Bacterial Vaccines
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Criticising Paper212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination818
Individual Study for Final Examination919
Oral Examination414